AAHSL/GIR Nina Matheson Lecture

2016

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD

Dr. Brennan began her service as director of the National Library of Medicine on August 15, 2016. She is the first woman and the first nurse to serve in that role.

2015

Philip E. Bourne, PhD

Dr. Bourne is the Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health. 

A Successful Academic Medical Center Must be a Truly Digital Enterprise

2014

Richard Platt, MD, MSc

Dr. Platt is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Medicine, and Executive Director of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He is an internist trained in infectious diseases and epidemiology.

Clinical Research Data Networks - On a Clear Day You Can See the Learning Health System.

2012

Molly Cooke, MD, FACP 

William G. Irwin Endowed Chair Director of Education for Global Health Sciences Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Data and the Human Touch:  Implications of the Information Explosion for Medical Education

2011

Thomas R. Cech, PhD. 

Director, University of Colorado Biofrontiers Institute, Nobel Laureate (1989), and Former President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Drinking from a Fire Hose: the new Challenges of Biomedical Data

2010

David Davis, M.D.

Senior Director, Continuing Education and Performance Improvement, AAMC

Washington, D.C.

Scaling the Knowledge Pyramid: The Shared Role of the Clinician, Educator, and Librarian

2009

Charles P. Friedman, Ph.D., Deputy National Coordinator /Chief Scientific Officer, Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology

Electronic Health Records: How to get there from here

2008

Nancy Lorenzi, Ph.D., M.A., Assistant Vice Chancellor, Vanderbilt University

Roles for the Library in Information Management: The Next Twenty-five Years

2007

Peter Morville, president, Semantic Studios, Ann Arbor, MI

Ambient Findability: Challenges for Health Sciences

2006

William Hersh, Chair, Dept. of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University

Informatics Competencies for an Informed Healthcare Workforce

2005

Elias Zerhouni, MD, Director of NIH

NIH: Advancing Science in the 21st Century

2004

John Halamka, CIO, Harvard Medical School

A Pragmatic Shift in Clinical Information Systems: Clinical Infrastructure for the 21st Century

2003

Drummond Rennie, MD. Deputy Editor of JAMA

The Integrity of the Biomedical Literature

2002

Mark Kirschner, PhD, Chair, Dept. of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Entrusting Publication to ‘For Profit’ Journals: The Benefits and Hidden Costs

2001

Kenneth Shine, MD., President, Institute of Medicine

The Quality Gap: Achieving High Quality Care for All Americans

2000

Richard Katz, VP, EDUCAUSE

Dancing with the Devil: Information Technology and the New Competition in Higher Education

1999

Sir John Daniel, Vice President, Open University

Distance Learning and Medical Education

1998

David Warner, M.D. Director, Institute for Interventional Informatics

Communication Age Medical Education systems: New Ways of Thinking, New Tools of Working, New Methods of Healing

1997

George Lundberg, Editor, JAMA

The Impact of Electronic Publishing

1996

Lawrence Weed, MD, Founder, PKC Corp., Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont

New Premises and New Tools for Medical Education and Practice

1995

Scott Bennett, Yale University Librarian

Reengineering Scholarly Communication

1994

Daniel Atkins, Dean & Professor, School of Information & Library Studies, University of Michigan

Frameworks for the Future: Digital Libraries, Collaboratories, and Knowledge Management Models